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Born on 1526 Died on 1585
Taqī al-Dīn ibn Ma'rūf (1526-1585), was an Ottoman astronomer originary from Damascus who worked in Istanbul. Known as al-Rāsid (the observer) because of his fame as astronomer and especially as observer and head of the known Istanbul observatory, he excelled also in other scientific branches,...
Umm Matawe' Al-Aslamiyya, who volunteered to be a nurse in the army after the opening of Khaybar.
Born on 04 Jul, 1095 Died on 17 Nov, 1188
Usama ibn Munqidh wrote an autobiography entitled Kitab al-Ittibar (Learning by Example), which is regarded as being historically important and is one of the first larger works of its kind. Usama witnessed the first decades of Crusader onslaught and settlement in the Muslim lands, and was himself a...
Died on 857
Yuhanna ibn Masawayh (Mesue) was one of the celebrated and most authoritative Christian doctors and educators of his time. He served a number of Caliphs of Baghdad, from al-Ma'mum to al-Mutawakkil, during whose reign Mesue died in 857 C.E. Click here for more information.

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